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Look Here! Revised derby dates and new territories!

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Now that my roommates are out on dates and the only thing with which I’m getting laid tonight is getting laid out by these ridiculous allergies I’ve had all day, I finally have some time to do some site maintenance and announce our revised dates for the derby. Because of some scheduling conflicts and consideration of the warm year so far, we’re bumping the derby this year to October 14 through November 17. October 14 is a Sunday and the derby will start at 6pm, rather than midnight like the previous derbies. I’m more stoked on this idea of the derby starting in the evening rather than have everyone waiting around all day for it to start. We will have registration open that day with the usual array of food and beer to go around with the good times and vibes.

Also, we’ve decided to open the derby up to Bay Ridge this year, so the 69th St. Pier is fair game now. This should make Alex Marquez happy and get some pier pride going throughout the derby. We’re trying to figure out a way to award the pier with the most big fish this fall. It will probably have to be something semi-illegal and mostly permanent, but we’re still tinkering with ideas. Any suggestions, send ’em my way through the site.

Submissions will work the same way as last year—email or text photos to bkderby.catch@pikchur.com, where the pics will be hosted on our Flickr page. If you cheat, we have ways to find out, so let’s keep this a good time for everyone. More derby fun stuff coming soon!

—mkl

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12 responses

  1. alex m.

    Fuckin’ A! I’ll be your pier snitch and report on all things illegal. Lol. Great news about dates and boundaries. I’ll be the first to buy you a beer on opening night. Fish On brothers and sisters! Peace..

    August 30, 2012 at 10:12 pm

  2. Mike, none of this sad pants bullshit about roommates. Get out there. Its just like fishing, you just got to put in the time.

    August 31, 2012 at 9:38 am

    • mkscrewy

      is this what it takes for you to contribute to the blog

      August 31, 2012 at 9:59 am

  3. Moi

    First timer here again, oh and out of stater… I’m assuming your end of derby party is no longer in the beginning of Nov? Dang. I’ll miss that! I guess I’ll have to make some friends and have a party of my own.

    August 31, 2012 at 9:39 am

    • mkscrewy

      when are you planning to be in town?

      August 31, 2012 at 9:42 pm

      • moi

        Oct 30 – Nov 5

        September 1, 2012 at 3:02 pm

      • mkscrewy

        hmm… let’s see if we can have something fun that week

        September 5, 2012 at 10:22 pm

      • asha

        Will you be having any events the weekend before hand?

        September 18, 2012 at 11:26 pm

      • mkscrewy

        not anything planned at the moment, but it could happen.

        September 19, 2012 at 12:09 am

  4. moi

    That would be effin awesome! I’m subletting an apartment on Bedford. Any bar/ food suggestions?

    September 6, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    • Preacher

      best place to eat,
      N5th pier, when it is cold enough to chase away photo people.
      A hot pizza delivered by whoever has a bike and is not fishing
      A paper bag over a bottle of red wine.
      fruit and nut bar for desert.
      listening for fishy bells

      September 11, 2012 at 1:55 pm

      • moi

        You’re talking my language!

        September 11, 2012 at 4:37 pm

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